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¡Alerta de herramienta en español! Perspectivas de profesionales de la CALP Network


Esta herramienta es parte del material de formación del curso en línea PTM: Habilidades fundamentales para el personal de programas, ¡que estará disponible en español a partir del 18 de enero!

Cash and Voucher Assistance in 2021: 6 reflections on progress and pitfalls

Blog Post

CALP’s director Karen Peachey reflects on the state of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in 2021. Where has there been progress and where is there still a way to go?

15 December 2021

Programas de transferencias monetarias en 2021: Seis reflexiones sobre los avances y las dificultades

Blog Post

La directora de CALP, Karen Peachey, reflexiona sobre el estado de los programas de transferencias monetarias (PTM) en 2021. ¿Dónde se ha avanzado y dónde queda aún camino por recorrer?

15 December 2021

Anissa Toscano announced as CALP's new Chair of the Board

Anissa Toscano announced as CALP’s new Chair of Board


Anissa Toscano, Vice President of Humanitarian Leadership and Response at Mercy Corps, is the Chair of CALP’s Board

The CALP Network logo Arabic red on white

نحن “شبكة “CALP


اسمنا قد تغيّر. نحن الآن "شبكة CALP". يعكس اسمنا الجديد إيماننا الأساسي بقوة العمل الجماعي لإحداث التغيير.

The CALP Network logo Spanish red on white

Somos la ‘CALP Network’


Nuestro nombre está cambiando; ahora somos la ‘CALP Network’.

Nous sommes « le CALP Network »


Nous changeons de nom ; nous sommes désormais le « CALP Network ».

The CALP Network logo English red on white

We are the ‘CALP Network’


Our name is changing; we are now the ‘CALP Network’.

No fingerprint ID - no coffee!

Collecting and using data – coffee shop lessons!

Blog Post

No finger print ID – no coffee! How much data would you volunteer in exchange for a cuppa? And what if the stakes were higher, and your ID was needed in exchange for some much needed humanitarian assistance? After jumping through hoops to get her daily brew, the CALP Network’s director shares a few...

17 November 2021

Cash recipient from Merc Corps PRIME programme engaged in farming

Pathways from CVA to long term financial inclusion: A framework for success

Blog Post

CVA programs can provide a springboard to financial inclusion. But spotting the right opportunity, and good programme design, are key. GSMA and Mercy Corps share a simple tool to understand which contexts offer the best pathways from CVA to financial inclusion.

11 November 2021